Every workout routine reaches a time when it needs a switch up. This is because doing the same thing over and over again can really be boring. It might even make you stop taking it seriously.
As a couple that enjoys working out together, its best to consider taking your workout routine outdoors. There are so many outdoor activities you can enjoy together. The beauty with the outdoors is that it’s more relaxing. At the same time, you get to enjoy spending time together in a different environment. This way, you kill 3 birds with one stone. You get to bond, you get your workout on and there is the scenery to enjoy.
So what should you go for? Here are some of the ideas for outdoor activities that you and your special someone can enjoy together if you just want to get out of the gym.
1. Walking or Jogging
Walking is a great way for couples to enjoy each other’s company while working out. You can walk hand in hand as you chat and enjoy the fresh air and scenery. Plan your walking or jogging route to be through some romantic place.
Now to take it up a notch, try being competitive with one another. Do a walking race or a short sprinting race and bet on something romantic like loser gives the other person a full-body massage in the evening.
2. Switch up with a one on one volleyball or basketball game
A one on one game of volleyball is also so much fun. It’s one on one! You two are getting into shape intimately. Besides the sweating, you can increase the bonding by touching as you tackle him on the court, be a little flirtatious and laugh when you blunder.
Skating is a sport that can really keep a couple connected. Couples really bond over mishaps. It involves lots of laughs and some leaning on one another, holding hands… Skating is a very interdependent couple’s activity. It allows for lots of bodily contacts. Make memories here…
Biking is a fun activity for couples to do together in the evenings or on weekends. As a couple, you can explore surroundings that you love together. Switch up the activity by planning a picnic date. Exercise and a date? Perfect!
Whether it is rowing, dancing, a game of tennis or hiking, what’s important is that you both enjoy the activity in order to enhance the bonding and the intimacy.